HCR 201 Week 4 Applying Level II HCPCS Modifiers

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 HCR 201 Week 4 Applying Level II HCPCS Modifiers

Resource: Table 5.7 of Medical Insurance: An Integrated Claims Process Approach (6th ed.)

Apply the appropriate Level II Health Care Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) code modifier for each of the following examples. Explain your rationale for each selection.




Injection on the left hand thumb


Emergency ambulance transport and extended life support arranged for by the provider


Diagnostic mammogram, left breast


Cortisone 10 mg injection, right shoulder


Nonelectric wheelchair


Intravenous catheter line, right arm


Laboratory certification, cytology specimens


Chest x-ray


Prosthetic hip replacement, left side


Electric hospital bed


Write a 350- to 700-word response that discusses the purpose of the HCPCS codes set and its modifiers.

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